Tricks

首演 Premiere: 2017/10/21 Hamburg, Lichthoftheater

作品概念/導演/表演者 Concept/Director/Performer: Lois Bartel
戲劇構作 Dramaturgy: Teresa Hoffmann
戲劇構作指導 Dramaturgy counselor: Leena Crasemann, Maria Popara
空間概念 Space concept: Yi-Jou Chuang
燈光音響執行 Light & Sound technician: Simon Zander

Tricks 探討的是一個關於時間的過去與未來,關於人生旅程中的說謊與真實。透過歐洲第一女間諜馬、瑪塔.哈里(Mata Hari 1876-1917)撲朔迷離的生平,演員兼導演 Lois Bartel 找到一個與自己的過去現在與未來的溝通方式,在劇場裡 建立的不停穿越的時空。在這時空裡,有 Mata hari 真實的過去,也有關於 Lois Bartel 對於未來的謊言。 編劇使用了 漢娜.鄂蘭在「人的條件」裡的觀點並加以自己重新詮釋:在人類在死後所製造的在於「超越時間與空間的存在」的「不 朽」之中,謊言佔據了裡面多少成分,謊言是否是 「行動」的一個部分呢?

Tricks is a theater piece that explores the past and the future of time, lies and the truth of life. Through Europe’s first female spy Mata Hari (1876-1917), actress and director Lois Bartel found a way to communicate with her own past, present, and future, and established a constantly moving time and space in the theater. In this time and space, there is the real past of Mata Hari and the lies about Lois Bartel’s future. She quotes Hannah Arendt’s views in „The Human Conditions (Vita Activa)„ and reinterpreted in her own words: How many lies lie in the idea of the immortality of life transcending time and space after death?

觀眾在正式進入階梯座位前,會得到一張遊戲卡,並進入一個有如展場或是後台的空間。卡上寫著一些指示請觀眾把後台空間中出現的物件,用卡片上指示的方法帶入劇場裡放置,之後再進入座位。整段過程中。觀眾會從展場空間進入劇場空間,而這些物件也從展示品轉換成劇場道具。觀眾從觀看者變成參與者又轉變成觀看者。 由觀眾所建立無法控制結果的舞台佈景,猶如觀眾所建立的謊言與真實;演員在未知情的形況下,開啟每一次的演出。 如同二戰時期高級間諜瑪塔.哈里一般,在熟知又不熟悉的空間中,透過謊言與真實來完成接下來的任務,形成一只記憶,甚至一張照片或是一個靜止但永恆的存在。

Before the audience enters the auditorium, they will get a playing card and go into space which looks like an exhibition room or backstage. There, they find a variety of objects. The audience will be told in an announcement that they should bring an object from the room to the stage, and they can use the instructions on the cards. The idea is that after the admission, the audience would finish setting the stage. In these 15 minutes, the role of the audience changed–from spectator to participant and back to the spectator; the objects also morphed from displays to theatrical props. The unpredictable stages created by the audience also established the lies and truths. The performer starts the show without knowing how the stage would be each time. The play begins in a room full of truths and lies …